Post Tagged with: "Florida"

What Could Go Wrong? George Zimmerman Now ‘Patrolling’ FL. Gun Store At Night Looking For Burglars

What Could Go Wrong? George Zimmerman Now ‘Patrolling’ FL. Gun Store At Night Looking For Burglars

The very last time George Zimmerman patrolled an area to help prevent property crimes, he ended up shooting an unarmed 17-year-old boy to death. Apparently, he hasn’t lost the itch. Aside from his occasional arrests for violent and troubling behavior, Zimmerman has been keeping a pretty low profile after his […]

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Florida Woman Gets 60 Years While Stand-Your-Ground Zimmerman Walks Free (VIDEO)

In the case of George Zimmerman, even though neither attorney brought up Stand Your Ground, Judge Debra Nelson ordered the jury to consider the law. Alexander's judge did not.

It is so not fair! She stood her ground, just like George Zimmerman of Stand-Your-Ground (aka the Shoot First) law fame. And both live in Florida. So why is Marissa Alexander looking down the barrel of 60 years in prison when her situation was the same as Zimmerman’s? Except she didn’t kill […]

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Racist White Attempted-Murder Suspect In Florida Refuses To Be Represented By ‘Negro’ Public Defender (VIDEO)

Racist White Attempted-Murder Suspect In Florida Refuses To Be Represented By ‘Negro’ Public Defender (VIDEO)

When conservatives claim that racism doesn’t exist in America, just show them this footage from a Florida courtroom.

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Love Wins Again: Florida Becomes Next Domino To Fall As Judge Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Love Wins Again: Florida Becomes Next Domino To Fall As Judge Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Conservatives have once again lost in Florida, and this time it wasn’t a presidential election, but this latest defeat is sending them over the edge.

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FBI Says Florida Cops Were Members Of The KKK (VIDEO)

Two small town Florida cops have been forced to resign after their police chief received a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigations that they are members of the Ku Klux Klan.
Image Credit: The Raw Story

Two small town Florida cops have been forced to resign after their police chief received a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigations that they are members of the Ku Klux Klan.

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Unlucky Teen Shoots Retired Police Dog, Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison (Video)

After Rosier shot the retired police dog, Drake, he sustained “heavy blood loss, head and jaw wounds and damage  to the esophagus." Drake was euthanized five days later.

When Ivins Rosier was 16 years old, he made a massively bad mistake. He broke into a family home. It was not just any family, but Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Robert Boody’s home.  That was bad. But wait, it gets worse. Rosier was wearing a GPS bracelet from when he burglarized […]

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Florida Woman Accused of Kidnapping Daughter To ‘Protect’ Her From Vaccines And Learning About Black History

Florida Woman Accused of Kidnapping Daughter To ‘Protect’ Her From Vaccines And Learning About Black History

Megan Everett is accused of kidnapping her 2-year-old daughter in May to prevent the child from being vaccinated or learning about black history in preschool.

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Companies Are Rushing To Make Money On Land They Know Will Be Unusable In A Few Years

(Photo courtesy of teachingboxes.org.)

An aggressive building boom has hit southern Florida hard.

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House Republican Calls Voting Rights A ‘Loaded Gun’ That Should Only Belong To Property Owners

He's pretty much covered 'stupid' on every hot-button topic: immigration, poverty, marriage equality and, oh yeah, the whole birther thing that won't die. Image by John M. Fletcher @ FloridaTrend

Florida GOP Rep. Ted Yoho let the cat out of the bag on the possible endgame Republicans are planning with voting rights – eliminate them for anybody but those able to own land.

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800,000 Floridians Face REAL Death Panels Because Republican Governor Refuses To Accept Obamacare

800,000 Floridians Face REAL Death Panels Because Republican Governor Refuses To Accept Obamacare

Since Obama is still black and a Kenyan socialist, states with a right-wing Governor are doing what they do best: Choose petty partisan politics over actually helping the poor and middle class.

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Rick Scott’s Attempt To Prove Seniors Hate Obamacare Hilariously Blows Up In His Face (VIDEO)

Rick Scott’s Attempt To Prove Seniors Hate Obamacare Hilariously Blows Up In His Face (VIDEO)

The right wing’s lies about healthcare reform will come to nothing in the end.

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Major Explosion At Texas Based Koch Industries Plant

David and Charles Koch

Charles and David Koch have poured billions of dollars into the political process, in an effort to decimate regulatory policies.

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This Congressman Denies Constitutionality Of The Civil Rights Act

He's pretty much covered 'stupid' on every hot-button topic: immigration, poverty, marriage equality and, oh yeah, the whole birther thing that won't die. Image by John M. Fletcher @ FloridaTrend

Congressman Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) tells constituents at a Florida town hall meeting that the Civil Rights Act may not be ’100 percent’ constitutional.

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Actual Death Panels: Florida Mother Of 3 Drops Dead After Republicans Refused To Expand Medicaid

Actual Death Panels: Florida Mother Of 3 Drops Dead After Republicans Refused To Expand Medicaid

Florida’s new Death Panels have struck, killing a mother of three by denying her care thanks to the states refusal to expand Medicaid. Are you next?

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Democrats Prove That GOP Vulnerable In Florida Special Election

The special election in Florida sets the stage for the 2014 midterms, but contrary to the GOP rhetoric, the results indicate problems for Republicans.
From WFLA's debate coverage

The special election in Florida sets the stage for the 2014 midterms, but contrary to the GOP rhetoric, the results indicate problems for Republicans.

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Loophole In Stand Your Ground Law Opens Up Legal Assassinations In Florida

John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune

A Florida judge rejected an attempted use of ‘Stand Your Ground’ thanks to provision in the law covering police officers – Pity they forgot to cover judges.

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Congressman Resigns After Cocaine Fiasco; Who Will Replace Him?

Congressman Resigns After Cocaine Fiasco; Who Will Replace Him?

GOP Congressman Trey Radel resigned his seat in the US House of Represenatives, on January 27, 2014. Radel is best known as the cocaine snorting congressman, who bought the drug from an undercover cop in October of last year. He spent less than a month in rehab, before returning to […]

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Republican Candidate Calls For Obama To Be Hanged

Republican Candidate Calls For Obama To Be Hanged

Republican Joshua Black wants to hang President Obama for treason, citing Jesus as one of the reasons. How very Christian of him.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Florida’s Welfare Drug Tests

Photo of the Honorable Judge Mary Scriven from Wikipedia.

In 2011 Florida passed a law requiring people on welfare to pass drug tests. A federal judge just ruled against it, but Gov. Rick Scott vows to appeal.

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The 10 Dumbest Public Figures In 2013

A list of people who were just too stupid this year. Some you may guess, some might surprise you but all are worthy of being Dumbest Person of 2013.

2013 was a very stupid year. This past year has been rich with the stupid. From crazy right-wing preachers whining about how “Christians” are being persecuted to dumb politicians who just can’t STFU, we have a stellar list of people who made America’s collective IQ take a dip in 2013. […]

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